General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Speaks on "Facing the Threat from Abroad"
: General Alexander M. Haig, Jr., Supreme Commander of the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), speaks on "Facing the Threat from Abroad," regarding relations with the Soviet Union in the early 1980sNote
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: General Alexander M. Haig, Jr. speaks at the annual Pepperdine Associates Banquet on May 21, 1979. He discusses the pressure that the Soviet Union is pressing on countries such as Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East with an expectation that this pressure will both increase and expand. Haig encourages the United States to recover from its "post-Vietnam traumatized attitude" and "accept the growing of the Soviet power throughout the world."Rights
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